U.S. health insurer Humana Inc
reported a 29 percent rise in third-quarter profit on Wednesday,
helped by its Medicare Advantage business that sells healthcare
plans to people over age 65 and the disabled.
Indonesia authorities extended on
Wednesday a search for victims of a plane crash last week, when
all 189 on board a Lion Air flight were killed, and for the
aircraft's second black box, the cockpit voice recorder.
Vietnam plans to lift some limits
on the foreign ownership of listed companies, the country's
stock market regulator said on Wednesday, in a move analysts
said could boost overseas interest in one of Asia's
The president of the European
Central Bank told the Italian finance minister at a closed-door
meeting that Italy's high debt requires a degree of fiscal
discipline that goes beyond what is mandated by EU regulations,
two EU sources said.
German state prosecutors in
Cologne executed a search warrant at Blackrock's offices in
Munich on Tuesday, a spokesman said, adding that the company's
country chairman, Friedrich Merz, was not suspected of